Loft Conversions West Central London

  • West Central London Wide Loft Hatch with Extending Ladder Fitting
  • West Central London Home Office in Loft
  • West Central London Master Bedroom with Ensuite in Loft Space
  • West Central London Loft Plans and Planning Applications
  • West Central London Extra Bedrooms and Storage in Loft
  • West Central London Over Garage Extensions Built
  • West Central London Loft Conversions - Design & Build

Loft Attic Rooms West Central London

Use your home to provide the best possible living space by building 2 or 3 extra bedrooms within your existing loft space

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West Central London Planning Department West Central London Planning Applications

Loft Hatch West Central London How much extra living space do you want?
Rather than purely convert your loft area it's worth considering how much extra space you want or need and decide if a loft conversion, extension or both may be required
Building History West Central London Local History West Central London
Take a look at neighbouring houses in your street and locale; use a notebook to record what kind of alterations have been allowed then make a rough plan of the type of loft conversion you want
Loft Accomodation West Central London What type of living space do you want?
Think of how you want to use any extra living space: Master Bedroom with ensuite, Children's Bedrooms, Storage, Office Space, Dining Room or Large Kitchen

Submitting West Central London Building Plans to West Central London Planning Department

Planning Advice West Central London Contact Your Local Planning Department
Talk to your local planning department and ask if they will meet with you to discuss their current policies regarding extensions and alterations to your property
Planning Help West Central London Help From Your Planning Office
They handle many planning applications and know which applications are approved and which are rejected; Use their knowledge to short-list the type of property developments that are likely to be approved and use this as your strating point when considering a loft conversion or extension to your home

Building Confidence with Neighbours

Local ApprovalWest Central London Do your neighbours approve?
If your neighbours have no problems with your idea or you can agree on the areas likely to raise objections then you're less likely to have a neighbour complain when the planning department contacts them once you submit your planning application
Local Opinion West Central London How Do Your Neighbours Feel?
Talk to your neighbours about your plans and ask them if they have any objections before you begin consulting about building plans

West Central London Loft Conversion Plans

Building Plans West Central London Initial Home Improvement Plans West Central London
Once you have a clear idea about the type of loft extension or conversion it's time to make initial sketches and plans of the room sizes and types you want - Base your initial plans on existing rooms so you can have a better idea of how the space can work
Dormer Construction Plans West Central London Dormer Windows in Loft Conversions West Central London
If you can incorporate dormer windows into your loft alteration then you can increase the available floor space within any loft rooms
Loft Construction Plans West Central London Available Loft Space
Standing room is important so you need to get a reasonably accurate idea of the available loft space where you can stand upright

Building Plans and Architectural Drawings West Central London

Expert Architectural Plans West Central London Loft-Attic Plans West Central London
Time to call in the experts - You are now ready to get help from Loft conversion and extension experts
Meeting Plans West Central London Talking Through The Building Process
Ask someone to visit your home and go through your ideas so you feel comfortable with the planning permission and home alteration process for West Central London and can get advice on what is involved including a cost estimate for your building work or loft conversion

West Central London Loft Flooring

Floor Joists West Central London Will I need to modify the loft floor-ceiling joists?
The old Ceiling joists will have to become floor joists within the loft and will need strenghtening to handle the extra weight loading

Floor Support West Central London Strengthening your loft floor
Most modern lofts were only designed to support ceilings and occasional loft access and would not take the weight of a loft floor with storage or furniture hence without warping and damaging the ceiling below
Wooden Joists West Central London Loft Floor Joists
The new joists are independant of the ceiling below and take the loft flooring boards or traditional floorboards as required
Sound Insulation West Central London Loft Sound Proofing and Fire Protection
If the loft is to be used as an additional living space then the floor will need to incorporate sound proofing materials and fire protection
Wooden & Steel Beams West Central London Wooden or Steel Support Beams
In order to ensure the loft is sturdy enough to handle storage and living requirements; the floor should be strengthened with additional wooden or steel beams to spread the additional load of a loft room

Roof Trusses West Central London: Trussed Rafters

Attic Alterations West Central London Opening out the loft space
If there is sufficient loft height to create a serviceable room; then building regulations allow for trussed rafters to be replaced with an alternative roof support system that opens out the loft area
Attic Layout West Central London Dwarf Walls and Loft Room Layout
As the attic-loft area is converted; the walls to create the new room layout will be constructed in the roof space: rafters and ridge beams will be upgraded and altered as required to maintain a solid integral roof and then the old roof trusses will be removed

Loft Access West Central London

Loft Hatch Opening West Central London Loft Hatches for Occasional Access
If you want the loft hatch openend up and a retractable folding ladder-staircase then planning permission should not be needed
Loft Staircases West Central London Loft Openings with Permanent Staircase West Central London
Compact Spiral staircases and other permanent staircases will need building regulation compliance to ensure the structure remains safe and complies with fire regulations

West Central London Loft Windows

Loft Double Glazing West Central London Flush Fitting Loft Windows
Velux windows and similar flush fitting windows for roofs may be allowed without planning permission as they do not materially alter the roof outline
Dormer Double Glazing West Central London Dormer Loft Windows
Altering the outline of your roof by building a dormer window opening or similar roof alteration to increase the usable loft living space will require planning consent from the local authority and compliance with any additional local bye-laws and caveats

Bungalow West Central London Dormer Construction West Central London

Loft Window Installation West Central London Removing Roof Sections
The area of the roof to take the new dormer is removed and a dormer frame is constructed in-situ then strengthened with a skin of plywood, insulated and protected before completing the roof and flashing as designed and agreed
uPVC Guttering West Central London New Fascias and Guttering
The exterior fascia boards are installed along with soffits and guttering to create a unified and weather proof roof structure

Interior Loft Alterations West Central London

Stud Walling West Central London Interior Stud Walls
The room layout is re-created according to the building plans with the construction of the interior stud walls
Loft Room Storage West Central London Loft Room Development
Depending upon the design the layout will allow for bedrooms, office space, an ensuite shower or bathroom, walk-in wardrobes so that the timber stud work is ready for the next stage

West Central London Construction: First Fix Trades

Electrician West Central London First Fix Loft Electrical Installation
Wiring for lights, switches and sockets will be made ready and additional heavy duty cable installed for a shower unit, whirpool bath etc
Plumber West Central London First Fix Loft Plumbing Installation
Toilet, Bath, Shower and Sink locations will be marked on the plans and the appropriate waste pipes and water pipes will be installed; central heating radiators will also require installation of appropriate pipework to connect into the heating system

West Central London Double Glazing: Lofts

Flush Fit LOft Windows West Central London uPVC Flush Fit (Velux) Windows
Depending on the room layout; openings can be created in the roof to install double-glazed window units
Dormer PVC Windows West Central London uPVC Dormer Windows
Once the interior loft structure is in place; new double glazing units can be installed into the ready-made opening

Loft Insulation West Central London

Loft Insulation West Central London Insulating the pitched roof
Insulation can be fitted between the rafters or within the stud walls of the conversion to ensure the the loft space complies with modern insulation requirements

Loft Plasterboarding West Central London

Ensuite West Central London Showers and Bathrooms
If the room is going to be finished as a wet room then the appropriate boards can be applied to create a waterproof shell
Builder West Central London Wall boards
With insulation, 1st fix plumbing and electricals in place the rooms can be plasterboarded and the individual loft areas made ready for plastering and joinery

Loft Joinery West Central London

Joinery Services West Central London Door Architraves
The architrave of choice will be fitted to complete the door openings - There are a vast range of architrave sets while usually a simple to maintain softwood architrave is fitted
Replacement Skirting Boards West Central London Skirting Boards
There are a huge variety of skirting boards available from narrow modern designs to the large fancy Victorian designs: Hardwood,softwood and mdf type skirting complete the popular choices
Interior Doors West Central London Door Casing
Depending on the desired finish, softwood door casings will be fitted to create the door openings and walkways

Loft Plastering West Central London

Plasterer West Central London Skimming and Finishing
As with most building construction, the finishing trades start the transformation from building shell to home; plastering the walls and ceilings completes the first first fix stage

Second Fix Trades West Central London

Shower Installation West Central London 2nd Fix Plumbing West Central London
Installation of bath, shower, toilet cistern and taps and plumbing into the cold water and hot water systems; installation of central heating radiators
New Electrical Sockets West Central London 2nd Fix Electrics West Central London
Installing light fittings, switches and electrical sockets, connecting the shower and installing ring-mains into the main distribution board and fuse box (circuit breakers)
Door Furniture Fitting West Central London 2nd Fix Joinery West Central London
Hanging doors and cutting out for door furniture, installing fitted wardrobes, cupboards and any bespoke shelving or storage space

Staircases West Central London: Loft Stairs

Loft-Attic Access West Central London Circular Staircase
The staircase sweeps in a broad circular arc between floor levels and is one of the more complicted staircase to build
Staircase Installation West Central London Straight Staircase
If space permits ;this is the easiest and often cheapest solution going from lower floor to loft in a single run
Attic Stairs Services West Central London L Stairs
Similar to the return staircase; the direction changes through 90 degrees with a landing
Joinery Services West Central London Spiral Staircases
There's something quite exciting about a spiral staircase rotating its way into the loft space
Most spiral staircases are custom made in wood, steel, or mixed materials and come ready made to fit the specified loft opening
Spiral diameter, step height and rotation direction are all worked out in advance
Stairways to Attic West Central London Return Stairs
The run from lower floor to loft is split into two with a landing allowing the run to rotate 180 degrees

West Central London Handrails & Spindles

Staircase Fitting West Central London Handrails West Central London
Modern handrails for staircases and landings are available in a variety of profiles and maaterials with Hardwood, oak and pine being the most commonly used
Staircases West Central London Stair Spindles West Central London
An open effect can be achieved with glass panels instead of individual wooden, wrought iron or metal spindles or wooden panels
There's such a variety of spindle shape choice that 2 loft converions rarely use the same choice except for wall mounted hand rails

Top Floor Apartment: Loft Conversion

Flat with Attic-Loft Conversion West Central London Flat Conversions West Central London
Depending upon the agreements covering the property and/or lease regarding loft space; it is perfectly feasible to convert the top floor flat into a twin level dwelling by adding a loft conversion

West Central London Fire Doors

 West Central London Fire Resistant Doors West Central London
When needing to replace existing interior doors with fire doors due to a loft conversion; the ground floor and first floor rooms off the main landing will need upgrading and a higher rated door used into the attic conversion itself
Home Conversion West Central London 2-Storey to 3-Storey Dwelling House in West Central London
Converting a home in the West Central London area to a 3-storey property with a loft conversion will require fire resistant doors
Bungalow Conversions West Central London Bungalow to 2-Storey home in West Central London: Fire Doors
Generally when converting a single storey bungalow to a 2-storey property normal interior doors will be acceptable

Roof Repair Services

Roofers West Central London

Commercial Properties
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Commercial building alteration and roofing services in the West Central London area

  • West Central London Shop Fitting
  • West Central London Rented Property Maintenance
  • West Central London Office Modernisation
  • West Central London Factory Buildings
  • West Central London Mezzanine Floors

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  • Office Storage West Central London Carpentry & Joinery
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  • Stud Walls West Central London Plasterboarding & Skimming
  • Commercial Heating Systems West Central London Plumbing & Gas Fitting
  • Industrial Electrician West Central London Electrical Wiring
  • Drain Clearing West Central London Drainage

Creating Attic Rooms

Structural improvements to convert lofts and add living space

West Central London
Roofers & Builders

West Central London property renovation and alteration services:

  • West Central London Attic Rooms
  • West Central London Dormer Conversions
  • West Central London Roofing Services
  • West Central London Building Maintenance
  • West Central London Ground Floor Extensions

Building services for home owners, commercial property owners, developers and landlords in West Central London

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Timber Trusses

  • West Central London Pre Constructed Trusses
  • West Central London Room in Loft Trusses
  • West Central London On Site Truss Construction

Fascias & Cladding

  • West Central London UPVC Facias
  • West Central London Soffits
  • West Central London Bargeboards
  • West Central London Replacement Wall Panels
  • West Central London Replacement Cladding
  • West Central London PVC Cladding

Guttering:
Gutters & Downpipes

Replacement UPVC Guttering and down pipe fitting

  • West Central London UPVC Guttering
  • West Central London UPVC Hoppers
  • West Central London Replace old Guttering
  • West Central London Rainwater Collection
  • West Central London UPVC Downcomers
  • West Central London UPVC Drain Covers
Skylights - Windows
  • West Central London Replacement Windows
  • West Central London Skylights Fitted
  • West Central London Velux Windows Installed
Roof and Ridge Tiles
  • West Central London New Ridge Tiles Fitted
  • West Central London Ridge tiles re-pointed
  • West Central London Broken Tiles Replaced
  • West Central London Building Insurance Estimates
Flat Roof Repairs
  • West Central London high tensile - HT
  • West Central London polyester
  • West Central London high performance - HP
  • West Central London polymer-modified
  • West Central London Reinforced Bitumen
  • West Central London Flat To Pitched Conversion
  • West Central London elastomeric
Roof Tiles West Central London
  • West Central London Cement Tiles
  • West Central London Clay Tiles
  • West Central London Corrugated Roofs
  • West Central London Wood Shingles
  • West Central London Bitumen Felt Shingles
  • West Central London Ridge Tiles
  • West Central London Slate Tiles

New Roofs

  • West Central London Outbuilding Refurbishment
  • West Central London Flat Roofs
  • West Central London Roof Tiles Removed & Replaced
  • West Central London Pitched Roofs

Windows in Roof

  • West Central London uPVC Windows
  • West Central London Replacement Windows
  • West Central London Skylights
  • West Central London Flush Fit Windows
  • West Central London Dormer Windows
  • West Central London Velux Windows

Chimneys

  • West Central London Chimney Chimney Flashing Replaced
  • West Central London Chimney Old Chimneys Capped and Vented
  • West Central London Chimney Chimney Repointing
  • West Central London Chimney Cowlings Fitted
  • West Central London Chimney Leaning Chimneys Rebuilt
  • West Central London Chimney Chimneys Rebuilt

Roofline:Gutters

  • West Central London Flat Roof Repairs
  • West Central London UPVC Gutterings
  • West Central London Lead Roof
  • West Central London Cladding
  • West Central London Leaking Roof Repairs
  • West Central London Bargeboards
  • West Central London Velux Window Fitting
  • West Central London Skylights Fitted
  • West Central London Roof Coatings
  • West Central London Facia Boards
  • West Central London Rainwater Soakaway
  • West Central London Ridge Tile
  • West Central London Soffits
  • West Central London Asbestos Roof Removal
  • West Central London Leaking Guttering Replaced
  • West Central London Cowlings
  • West Central London Concrete Tiles
Rewiring West Central London

Loft Rewiring, socket and light fitting installation, shower cables installed West Central London

West Central London Felting
  • West Central London Roofing Felt Replaced
  • West Central London New Felt Roofs
  • West Central London Outbuilding Roofs

West Central London Loft Beams

  • West Central London Steel Beams
  • West Central London Plywood Box Beams
  • West Central London Flitch Beams
Felting West Central London
  • West Central London Metal Lattice Beams
  • West Central London Roofing Felt Replaced
  • West Central London New Felt Roofs
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West Central London Slate Roofing

Resources for a new Slate Roofing access point West Central London